"Polio Survivor Recalls Tragic Loss of Twin and Classmates"
Report #105: Janice Flood Nichols, author of "Twin Voices:
A Memoir of Polio, the Forgotten Killer," was diagnosed
with polio as a child, as was her twin brother. Her twin
brother was lost to the disease, but Janice survived and
became one of the polio pioneers who were given the Salk
vaccine in 1954.
||"Unvaccinated U.S. adult traveling
abroad contracts vaccine-associated paralytic polio through contact with a child
vaccinated with OPV"
||Report #82: An Arizona woman
contracted paralytic polio while traveling in Central and South American via
contact with a child recently vaccinated with OPV.
||"Polio victim entreats parents to
say "yes" to vaccines"
||Report #28: Laura Lake recalls the
fear and loneliness she felt when hospitalized for polio at age eight.
||"I awoke one morning unable to walk"
||Report #5: Sharon Karber, a nurse
working in public health, writes about her polio experience as a 3-year-old
child in 1953.